Luke 4:11

ESV and "‘On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.’"
NIV they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.’ "
NASB and, ‘ON their hands they will lift YOU UP, SO THAT YOU DO NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT AGAINST A STONE.’?'
CSB and they will support you with their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone."
NLT And they will hold you up with their hands so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.’ '
KJV And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
NKJV and, ‘In their hands they shall bear you up, Lest you dash your foot against a stone.’ ”

What does Luke 4:11 mean?

This continues a quote from Scripture, spoken by Satan himself. After Jesus responds to other temptations by citing the Bible, the Devil uses manipulated, out-of-context quotes of the Old Testament. Here, he suggests that if Jesus deliberately jumps from the top of the temple complex (Luke 4:9–10), God's promise means He will be spared.

Of course, none of God's promises come outside the context of His will. The reference cited by Satan (Psalm 91:11–12) doesn't mean God-followers can act carelessly. Jesus will respond as He does all other temptations: He commits to following God's timing, and again references Scripture which truly addresses this situation (Luke 4:12; Deuteronomy 6:16). Jesus won't deny that God would have intervened; He rejects the idea of presuming on God's will.

In rejecting this temptation, Jesus will refuse to "test" God by arrogantly telling Him how He should act. He won't skip the suffering of the cross by prematurely revealing Himself as Messiah to the entire world.
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